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A History of Kir & A Kir Royale Cocktail Recipe

Originating in Burgundy, or Bourgogne as it is so-called in French, Kir is a French cocktail that’s said to have roots dating back to the mid-19th-century, and perhaps even earlier. Nowadays, there are predominantly two popular versions of the beverage; one with a base of Crème de Cassis topped with white wine (Kir), and the …

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Taste of Europe: Christmas Market Mulled Wine Recipe & History

No winter warmer says Christmas quite liked mulled wine. Found throughout Europe during the festive period, this sweet, warm drink is best served piping hot and drunk together with good friends. Here’s a Christmas Mulled wine recipe to warm you up this winter period, as well as a history of Glühwein: Origins of the Christmas …

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